Circle for Recovery Ohio (CFRO)

Circle for RecoveryThe Circle for Recovery programs (CFRO) are located in and run by nine Urban Minority Alcohol and Drug Addiction Outreach Programs (UMADAOPs) across the state of Ohio. The objective of the Circle for Recovery programs is to prevent relapse of chemical dependency and criminal recidivism primarily among African-American adult parolees.

Relapse prevention services for the Circle for Recovery programs include:

The original six Circles for Recovery programs began operating in State Fiscal Year 2002 and were run by UMADAOPs in Hamilton, Lorain, Lucas, Montgomery, Richland and Trumbull counties. An additional three Circle for Recovery programs, located in UMADAOPs in Allen, Franklin and Summit counties were funded for the first time in State Fiscal Year 2006.

CFRO programs are currently being operated at the following UMADAOPs:

  • Employment/vocational training,
  • GED/education,
  • Health education including AIDS/HIV/STD education,
  • Relationship education,
  • Peer support,
  • Violence prevention, and
  • Crisis intervention services.

The original six Circles for Recovery programs began operating in State Fiscal Year 2002 and are run by UMADAOPs in Hamilton, Lorain, Lucas, Montgomery, Richland and Trumbull counties. An additional three Circle for Recovery programs, located in UMADAOPs in Allen, Franklin and Summit counties were funded for the first time in State Fiscal Year 2006.

CFRO Programs are currently being operated at the following UMADAOPs:

  1. Akron
  2. Cincinnati
  3. Columbus
  4. Dayton
  5. Lima
  6. Lorain
  7. Mansfied
  8. Toledo
  9. Cleveland